Our Aims

Our Vision

Our vision is for the Centre to become a centre of excellence in conducting research to improve children's lives.

Our Purpose

Our purpose is to research ways to improve children's development  so that we can influence public policy to provide greater opportunity for Australian children, particularly Indigenous children. 

Our Role

  • Conduct rigorous research into child and youth development, education and family support
  • Disseminate information and provide advice to communities, families, services, and researchers
  • Translate our findings into improved public policy and programs
  • Build research capacity in child health,education, and family services.

Download the Centre for Child Development and Education 2014 - 2016 Strategic Plan